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How warmer temperatures and ‘botanical sexism’ are exacerbating seasonal allergies and what allergists recommend to minimize the health effects.

  • April 9, 2024
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This summer, tens of thousands of brand-new doctors start residency. Bootcamps help get them ready with practice in hands-on procedures and real-world skills.

  • April 4, 2024
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Physicians need better training and empathy for the distinct symptoms and societal expectations men face to treat them effectively.

  • April 2, 2024

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Since joining forces to serve wounded WWII soldiers, academic medical centers and veterans hospitals have partnered to produce innovations in health care.

  • Feb. 8, 2023
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The AAMC issued a statement upon renewal of the charter for the Congressional Academic Medicine Caucus by Reps. Greg Murphy, MD, and Kathy Castor.

  • Feb. 1, 2023
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Cardiologist Heval Kelli, MD, fled persecution in Syria. Chris Buckley loathed Muslims and joined the KKK. Now they’re on a mission to help heal our nation.

  • Feb. 1, 2023
Chris Buckley (left) and Heval Kelli, MD, grew up with different beliefs and backgrounds, but they share a passion for the United States.
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AAMC Statement on Death of Tyre Nichols

  • Jan. 30, 2023

Focusing on mental illness as the cause of mass shootings diverts attention from the larger problem of gun violence in the U.S., two experts argue.

  • Jan. 26, 2023
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While there is no cure, researchers say a newly approved drug, advanced testing, and increasing knowledge about the disease may improve patients’ lives.

  • Jan. 24, 2023
Lori Weiss, 65, a retired teacher, is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. She is enrolled in a drug clinical trial and is hopeful about recent progress in disease research.
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The AAMC named Susan Cato as its next chief communications and marketing officer, effective Jan. 15.

  • Jan. 19, 2023
AAMC Chief Communications and Marketing Officer Susan Cato at AAMC headquarters in Washington D.C.

Some people have never contracted the disease despite heavy exposure. Scientists are studying whether genetic mutations shield them from infection or illness.

  • Jan. 19, 2023
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The U.S. Supreme Court could erase years of progress in improving the diversity of the medical student population.

  • Jan. 17, 2023
This is a view from above of a group of medical students looking up and smiling for the camera. They are standing in a lecture hall with table behind them.

More women are becoming doctors, doctors of different racial backgrounds prefer different specialties, and sports medicine keeps growing, according to AAMC data

  • Jan. 12, 2023
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